A Short Course on Digital Photography

An eight week workshop beginning on January 28th  from   6 – 8 pm each Tuesday Night. 

Cost is $349. Bring a friend and its only $299 each.

Call John or Teresa at 910 324 1646.  Seats are limited to only six students so reserve your seat early. 

Week 1

28 Jan 2014

Introduction to your Camera. In this first session you will learn how to gain control of your camera and its controls. If you want to improve your photography you have to learn how to tame your camera so it will do what you want it to do.

Please read: Chapter 1&2

Please bring: All Camera equipment

Week 2

4 Feb 2014

Light and Exposure. Learning to expose your pictures correctly will make a big difference if you want a rich image with realistic tones and detailed shadows. You will learn to trust both a hand help meter and the light meter in your camera (and when to use each).

Please read: Chapter 3

Please bring: All Camera equipment

Week 3

11 Feb 2014

Flash photography – Indoors. You will apply all that you have learned in chapters 1,2 & 3 by learning how to properly expose images using your flash indoors. A model is provided.

Please read: Chapter 8

Please bring: All Camera equipment

Week 4

18 Feb 2014

Flash photography –Outdoors. Tonight you take what you learned last week indoors and learn how to use Fill Flash outdoors. You will learn to trust your camera’s light meter even more and the importance of learning all that TTL can do for you. . A model is provided.

Please read: Chapter 8

Please bring: All Camera equipment

Week 5

25 Feb 2014

Intro to Photoshop. You will learn how the Photoshop “Engine” works and how each of the tools can be utilized to edit your images. You will also learn the importance of Layers, Levels, Curves and Selections too!

Please read: Chapter 5

Please bring: Your LAPTOP with Photoshop Elements

Week 6

4 March 2014

Using Photoshop. You will put all that you have learned into practice by learning to construct a Composite image from images you have made in earlier sessions!

Please read: Chapter 5

Please bring: Your LAPTOP with Photoshop Elements

Week 7

11 March 2014

Intro to Studio Lighting. You and your camera enter the Studio and learn about light strength, lighting patterns, posing, & light modifiers that will turn your images into Portraits! . A model is provided.

Please read: Chapter 8

Please bring: All your Camera equipment

Week 8

18 March 2014

Visualizing the Image. You are ready to capture the images you see. Now you have control of your camera and you know what it can really do for you! . A model is provided.

Please read: Chapter 9

Please bring: All your Camera equipment

Additional Instructions:

You will need to purchase “A Short Course in Digital Photography” London and Stone (I recommend using Amazon.com and purchase the USED editions).

Please bring: All Camera Equipment and your Laptop. Photoshop Elements is required.

Call John or Teresa at 910 324 1646 to reserve your seat in this WORKSHOP.  Seats are limited to only SIX STUDENTS so register early. 

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John is a Certified Professional Photographer credentialed by the Professional Photographers of America

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